Eighteen regional directors of the Bureau of Internal Revenue were reshuffled over the weekend in a bid to boost the chances of hitting the readjusted 2017 collection target of P1.8 trillion.
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III approved the first major reorganization of the bureau under the Duterte administration based on the recommendation of BIR Commissioner Caesar R. Dulay.
It was carried out after long deliberations by the management, taking into account the track record and fitness of the concerned officials.
Among those moved were Marina de Guzman from Calasiao, Pangasinan to Quezon City, Arnel Guballa from Tuguegarao City, Cagayan to Manila, Glen Geraldino from Cagayan de Oro City to Makati City, Manuel Mapoy from Zamboanga City to San Pablo City, Laguna, Romulo Aguila Jr. from Davao City to Batangas, Teresita Dizon from Baguio City to Calasiao, Thelma Milabao from Bacolod City to Tuguegarao City, Alberto Olasiman from Legazpi City to Iloilo City;
Alfredo Misajon from Quezon City to Cebu City, Hermino Palamine from Cebu City to Cagayan de Oro City, Esmeralda Tabule from Iloilo City to Koronadal City, and Jose Tan from Tacloban City to the national office’s project management and implementation service.
Assistant regional directors who were promoted to director were Eduardo Tolentino, Legaspi City; Teodoro Galicia, Tacloban City; Eduardo Pagulayan, Bacolod City; Eric Furia, Zamboanga City and Condrado Lee, Baguio City.
Ten other field officials were also given new assignments, including Assistant Regional Directors Maridur Rosario from Manila to Quezon City, Josie Vertucio from Caloocan City to Manila, Gerry Dumayas from Davao City to Caloocan City, and Ma. Grace Javier from Cebu City to Batangas. (Jun Ramirez)